UCD CSC Scholarship

University College Dublin (UCD) and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) affiliated with the Ministry of Education of China have established a unique scholarship scheme to assist Chinese students to pursue postgraduate research in UCD leading to a PhD.
Open Date 1st November 2017
Close Date 31st January 2018
Status Closed
Value Up to 100% tuition fees

UCD is Ireland's premier university offering a comprehensive range of postgraduate programmes in the humanities and sciences including a number of prestigious interdisciplinary programmes led by world renowned experts. Over 25% of the student body are engaged in postgraduate study and research. UCD is committed to maintaining a high level of research activity and to further developing its’ collaborative links with industry and commerce, and with educational and research institutions internationally.

The CSC endeavors to strengthen the friendship and understanding between Chinese people and those from other countries by promoting the development of educational, scientific, technological and cultural exchanges. Further information about the CSC can be found at www.csc.edu.cn

This scheme is an exciting opportunity for students to benefit from studying in one of Europe’s leading research-driven universities.

Applications are accepted from Chinese students for either:

a) a research visit to UCD for a period of 6 - 24 months as part of their doctoral education;
or
b) a 4 year, funded, full time UCD PhD degree programme in UCD.

Guidelines for the applicants can be found at www.ucd.ie/graduatestudies/feesfundingandscholarships/scholarships/chinascholarshipinformation/

Scholarships Notice

Candidates qualifying for more than one scholarship or bursary and successful in that, can’t add or combine them. They will be awarded the higher amount. Candidates can't transfer or use one scholarship or bursary between or against another programme. Scholarships and bursaries are also not allowed to be deferred to a future academic year so will be awarded to the student for the year they are offered a place only in UCD Smurfit. That is, students can't defer their place in UCD Smurfit to a future year.

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